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Stand Up For Our Seas

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Journeying across Baa; the story of four ocean advocates

“Take a deep breath in…and a big deep breath out. Try one more deep breath in … The oxygen in that second breath was all produced by our oceans."

B. Thulhaadhoo

Awareness with a celebration of Maldivian culture

As Thulhadhoo, Baa Atoll celebrates 'International Mother Language Day', the Stand Up For Our Seas team gets treated to a colourful celebration of Maldivian culture as they immerse the island in their message for preserving the environment.

B. Enboodhoo

Post-exploration, Team camps at Emboodhoo Lagoon

After a losing battle with rising winds, the team was forced to take a Dhoni to Emboodoo but is determined to make up for the lost time and distance throughout or at the end of the trip.

Vakkaru Maldives

Staff, guests at Vakkaru Maldives discuss environment issues

The Stand Up for Our Seas Team spent the third day of their journey across Baa Atoll engaging with staff and guests at Vakkaru Maldives on the ways they could all contribute to the preservation of the environment.

B. Mendhoo

Massive ghost net collected from Mendhoo

Two members from the Stand Up for Our Seas team successfully removed a 200-kg ghost net during the beach clean up of Mendhoo island.

Dusit Thani Maldives

‘Only 1/1000 turtles survive naturally, humans make it less'

In a ‘turtley’ great turn of events, Stand Up for Our Seas make excellent time in the water, deliver successful presentation to Dusit Thani Maldives on the importance of protecting local turtle populations.

Amilla Fushi Resort

Team clocks in 12 km, arrives at Amilla Fushi

The team recorded a whopping paddle distance of 12km, before arriving at Amilla Fushi, the final stop for the day, for recuperation.

Hanifaru Bay

Spontaneous paddler briefly joins team!

Stopping by Dhonfanu for an afternoon meal briefly results in the spontaneous recruitment of a temporary, but no less enthusiastic, local team member.

B. Dhonfanu

Spontaneous paddler briefly joins team!

Stopping by Dhonfanu for an afternoon meal briefly results in the spontaneous recruitment of a temporary, but no less enthusiastic, local team member.

B. Dharavandhoo

Harbour cleanups and presentations at Dharavandhoo

Warmly received by residents, the team engages in a productive information session with the youth of Dharavandhoo.

B. Maalhos

'50 percent of waste can be made into compost'

An inspiring morning with the students of Maalhos School reveal the island's exemplary efforts in managing waste.

Soneva Fushi

Reuse and recycle with Soneva Fushi!

The team is treated to a demonstration of the environment friendly initiatives kickstarted by the pioneering force in Maldivian eco-tourism.

Finolhu Maldives

Longest leg of trip clocks in 18km, ending at Finolhu

The team powers through an 18-kilometre paddle to reach Finolhu where they carried out awareness sessions for the resort's guests.

B. Eydhafushi

Beach clean up with Parley Maldives

Stand Up for Our Seas team and Parley Maldives conduct a presentation for the students of Baa Atoll Education Centre who later joined the team for a beach clean-up.